A victory for Lewis Pugh's 'Speedo diplomacy' as Russia and the world agree monumental marine protection deal

After five years of protracted negotiations, and tireless 'Speedo diplomacy' from endurance swimmer and UN Environment's Patron of the Oceans Lewis Pugh, Antarctica's Ross Sea has finally been declared a Marine Protected Area.

UNEP News Centre

Last updated on 31 October 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Antarctica
Species: 
Orcinus orca